Ulster players named on Ireland squad for the Hurling/ Shinty international

By Michael McMullan

FORMER Antrim player Neil McManus will captain the Ireland team for the Hurling/ Shinty international later this month.

The squad with another man – Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton – on the management team will include Niall Garland from Lory Meaghar champions Monaghan and Down’s Caolan  Taggart and  Luca McCusker of  Fermanagh

The game will take place on Saturday, 21st October at 2.45pm in Páirc Esler in Newry. The game will be shown live on the official TG4 YouTube channel.


Niall Arthur, Iniskeen Grattans – Monaghan

Mickey Joe Egan, St Dominic’s – Roscommon

David Fitzgerald, Inagh-Kilnamona – Clare

Peter Duggan, Clooney-Quin – Clare

Andrew Gilsenan-Kavanagh, Barndarrig – Wicklow

Cillian Kiely, Kilcormac-Killoughey – Offaly

Eoghan Cahill, Birr – Offaly

Fionan Mackessy, St Brendan’s – Kerry

Luca McCusker, Maguiresbridge – Fermanagh

Neil McManus, Ruairí Óg, Cushendall – Antrim

Chris Nolan, Mount Leinster Rangers – Carlow

Ryan Mullaney, Castletown – Laois

Stephen Maher, Clough-Ballacolla – Laois

Paddy Purcell, Rathdowney-Errill – Laois

Enda Rowland, Abbeyleix – Laois

Caolan  Taggart, Portaferry – Down

Padraig Walsh, Tullaroan – Kilkenny

Ger Millerick, Father O’Neill’s – Cork

Rob Downey, Glen Rovers – Cork

Tom Monaghan, Craughwell – Galway

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